Associates for Family Dentistry Chicago Ltd.


Providing Quality Family Dental Care for Over 30 Years

Associates for Family Dentistry, located in Bloomingdale, IL

         Top dentistry clinics in Bloomingdale, IL 2015
Thomas J. Wodniak DDS, FICD, is ranked in the Top Dentistry offices in Bloomingdale, 2015.
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Thomas J. Wodniak, DDS, FICD
Thomas E. Emmering DDS, FICD

630 893-8636

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Associates for Family Dentistry, Ltd. - Pediatric Dental Care

Early care is critical for the long term dental health of our patients. We are now providing dental health care for three generations of many of our patients and their families.

Associates for Family Dentistry, Ltd. - A calm, relaxed patient

This is a common sight for us at Associates for Family Dentistry. A relaxed, comfortable patient, who not only enjoys their visit, but also looks pretty cool in our special "comfort" glasses.


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Our Team...Experienced, Professional, Compassionate

               Associates for Family Dentistry, Ltd. - Our Office Staff

Your team at Associates for Family Dentistry has over 100 years of total combined experience. Some of our staff members have been with the practice for over 25 years. We are all experienced, professional, compassionate and dedicated to your dental health.


Dr. Tom Wodniak

Dr. Thomas J. Wodniak, D.D.S., F.I.C.D.

Dr. Tom Wodniak is a graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry. His professional skills have been recognized and honored with membership in the International College of Dentists. He is also a member of Delta Sigma Deltal Dental Fraternity.

Dr. Wodniak recently received United Cerebral Palsy's National Award for Excellence and Outstanding Community Serviceand the United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicagoland Community Leadership Award.

Both awards are for Doctor Tom's commitment to serving the Chicago's disabled child and adult populations. The doctors see less able patients both in office and off site at day care community centers set up by United Cerebral Palsy and Easter Seals.

Doctor Tom cares for the dental health of toddlers, teens and adults of all ages. This concern has led to a thriving practice of both new and life long patients.

"My concern for our patients is foremost in the philosophy of our practice. We want to present a comfortable, warm environment for patients of all ages."



Dr. Tom Emmering

Dr. Thomas E. Emmering, D.D.S., F.I.C.D., F.A.C.D.

Dr. Emmering is past President of the International College of Dentists, Professor Emeritus of Loyola University School of Dentistry, and is past president of the ICD Foundation, and Delta Sigma Delta. Dr. Emmering has lectured extensively and is known in the profession world-wide. He has received the prestigious Raefael Suriano Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of Illinois and is President of Emmering & Associates, Healthcare and Business Consulting.

Drs. Emmering and Wodniak met at Loyola University School of Dentistry, where Dr. Wodniak was a student of Dr. Emmering. Their friendship led to the creation, design and implementation of their practice philosophies into the partnership they have enjoyed for over 25 years. Dr. Emmering has recently retired, but is available for consultations on a limited basis.



Donna Zielinski, Dental Assistant

Tami Wanless, Registered Dental Assistant

Tami Wanless is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 27 years of clinical experience and 23 years in the educational arena.

Tami is committed to patient centered care and enjoys serving the public with many mission trips for those less fortunate. She exudes a positive attitude and radiant sense of humor.





Debbie Walters, Dental Assistant

Debbie Walters, Dental Assistant

Debbie is a certified dental assistant and has been with the practice for over 25 years. Debbie approaches her work with an enthusiastic and friendly nature that easily puts patients of all ages at ease.

She is actively continuing her dental assistant education, currently working on the application of sealants and Coronal polishing.





Nicole Rodburg

Nicole Rodberg, Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole is a registered dental hygienist and has been with the practice for over 20 years. She is committed to detail and strives to inform and educate her patients on proper dental healthcare and maintenance.

Nicole provids periodontal and routine cleanings and treatments with a gentle and caring touch.





Lorry Nolan - Office Manager

Lorry Nolan, Office Manager

Lorry brings an extensive knowledge of the dental industry to the practice. As office manager for 25 years, she adds a personal touch to the needs of our patients and works hard at making each visit an enjoyable experience. Lorry considers Associates for Family Dentistry an extension of her own family of 5 children and 8 grandchildren.



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